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eeerm – dunno what to say really

Preliminary reader figures are in. First week of Eurovision rehearsals - 68.9% of last years readers. Middle Week -73.5%, ESC Week - 91.3%. Stunned!! I...

Eurovision 2011 – Final Results

The final took place on 14 May 2011. Only the "Big Five" countries automatically qualified for the final. From the two semi-finals on...

Eurovision 2011 – Second semi-final results

The second semi-final took place in Esprit Arena in Düsseldorf on 12 May 2011. The ten countries in this semi-final with the highest...

OnEurope smells a rat!

So there's a huge gamble going on about Ireland and Jedward at the moment, and it would appear to our untrained eye that it's...

Live Blog – 2011 Eurovision Song Contest – Semi Final 2 – Jury Rehearsal

This is a blog based on an audio feed from the hall. We missed the first 2 and got to Witloof Bay - NOT QUALIFYING Slovakia...

The Semi 2 Siegels …

...sorry, Siegers - das ist nicht einfach mit Deutsch... I think we've all got to go off and do our homework here, really. Based on...
Esprit Arena

Second semi-final predictions

This is a tricky one to call.  A bit like Tuesday night.  But on the performances I've just seen, the following 10 will probably...

Live Blog – Eurovision 2011 – Semi Final 2 – Public Rehearsal

In what has become true to form for this contest, the rehersal isn't starting on time.  This time we're again 15 minutes late. Judith, Stefan and...

Activating smug mode…

I'm pretty chuffed with myself right now, I thought that semi was so uncallable that even 9 out of 10 was an impossible ask....

Eurovision 2011 – First semi-final results

The first semi-final took place in Esprit Arena in Düsseldorf on 10 May 2011. The ten countries in this semi-final with the highest...